Painting of a Moravian "single sister," Lehigh Valley, PA, circa 1840.
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An early 19th century painting of a Moravian "Single Sister." Single women would be pictured wearing pink bows; married Sisters were pictured with blue bows.

Credit: Moravian Historical Society, Nazareth, Pennsylvania

In the closed Moravian communities, single women wore pink bows and married Sisters wore blue bows.

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